how to have yum prefer one dependency over others

Richard Hughes hughsient at
Sun Sep 18 19:53:44 UTC 2011

On 18 September 2011 19:22, Panu Matilainen <pmatilai at> wrote:
> I'm talking about means of having all the rpm-related tools use the same
> abstract dependency resolution algorithm though an API. Whether that is
> /in/ rpm, or something that rpm itself /uses/ (and possibly further
> exports via its own API) is not terribly relevant to that goal.

If rpm exposed a depsolve API, I would switch to it in a heartbeat. If
it's C, it's good for me. If it's based around libsolv, then even


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